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The federal government just made it easier for certain workers to get paid sick time to care for their partners and nonblood relatives.

April 08 2016 6:12 AM

Those who cynically dismiss political revolutions — like the kind Bernie Sanders is promising — aren't acknowledging history.

April 07 2016 6:12 AM

The guilty plea of killer James Dixon — and the current environment for trans women — is far from satisfying, writes Beverly Tillery of the Anti-Violence Project.

April 07 2016 5:48 AM

LGBT people were targeted and harmed by HB 2, but gender-noncorforming people will feel the full force of its cruelty, writes Shannon Minter of the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

April 07 2016 5:25 AM

A self-described black trans troublemaker from North Carolina sets the record straight on their state's hateful new law, HB 2. 

April 06 2016 6:23 AM

It may be time to institute some rowdy activism like America saw in the 1960s.

April 06 2016 5:32 AM

The music and Broadway icon talks about #40toNoneDay and what it means for the cause she's long championed.

April 06 2016 5:11 AM
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